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Lawyers protest ‘extraordinary’ increase in police strip searchesAug 22 2019

NSW lawyers are calling for an immediate reform to police strip searching laws as it is revealed there has been an almost twentyfold increas

by Naomi Neilson

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Aug 22 2019LCA backs public consults into ‘rushed’ encryption legislation

The Law Council of Australia has welcomed a new review into encryption legislation, which it says wi...

by Emma Ryan

Aug 22 2019Central Coast Law Society donates to help domestic violence victims

The Regional law society in the NSW Central Coast has donated to one of the region’s domestic viol...

by Naomi Neilson

Aug 22 2019NSW to introduce chatbots to help solve legal queries

One-quarter of a million dollars has been invested into designing and building a chatbot to help vul...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Aug 22 2019Melbourne firms confirm merger

Two Melbourne-headquartered law firms will become one next month, after a decision was reached to me...

by Emma Ryan

Why was Pell’s appeal dismissed?Aug 21 2019

By a majority vote of two to one, the Court of Appeal in Victoria dismissed Cardinal George Pell’s appeal against his conviction for child...

by Jerome Doraisamy

New categories added for Women in Law AwardsAug 21 2019

This year’s Women in Law Awards will feature two new categories: Company Secretary of the Year and Indigenous Lawyer of the Year. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Lawyers respond angrily to delay on abortion decriminalisation voteAug 21 2019

The Berejiklian government in New South Wales has postponed a vote to decriminalise abortion in the premier state, which has been labelled ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Solicitor found guilty of dishonest misappropriation of fundsAug 21 2019

A NSW lawyer has been found guilty of professional misconduct and unsatisfactory professional misconduct due to the dishonest misappropriati...

by Naomi Neilson

Former magistrate to be struck off for child sex offencesAug 21 2019

A former Queensland-based magistrate has been recommended for removal from the roll in the Sunshine State following his conviction in 2017 ...

by Jerome Doraisamy